[mythtv] UPnP/Dbus/Standard Communication Protocol

Isaac Richards ijr at case.edu
Wed Sep 6 23:39:53 UTC 2006

On Wednesday 06 September 2006 7:29 pm, Lincoln Dale wrote:
> hi Sam,
> if you go back thru the mythtv-dev archives, you'll see Isaac's valid
> criticism of uPnP and why he will never consider it for backend/frontend
> communication.
> in short, it is the processing overheads due to free-flowing text (xml)
> that make it unwieldy.

Basically: I don't want to use anything that's heavy to parse, such as xml, to 
replace the existing backend communication protocol.

Supporting upnp (or whatever else) in addition to the backend protocol (as the 
current upnp implementation does, which will be in 0.20), is great.


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